Tag: Reskilling

74% HR professionals select learning partners based on comprehensiveness of course

Picking a good book requires some effort. From the content quality to the look and feel, we examine everything before paying for it. Organisations...

The great divide: How to bridge corporate India’s skills gap with...

In today’s dynamic corporate landscape, upskilling and reskilling employees is one of the key ways for organisations to build competitive advantage. In this article,...

“Business will have to learn to manage polarity,” Abhijit Bhaduri

  2020: What to learn – what to erase In 2020, the boon in disguise was that the employers had to make investments and connect the...

81% Indians insecure about jobs, stability in future: Survey

Looks like the experiences of the past year have made people insecure about their jobs and future, worldwide. But Indians, in particular, seem to...

Time for the future workforce to reskill, upskill and outskill

With time moving forward and newer technologies coming in, changes in skills become a necessity for the organisations. Given the rapid changes in the...

68% Indian companies increased access to remote health, benefits: Survey

The pandemic caused many Indian organisations to “respond with agility and empathy in managing the disruption”, says the India edition of Mercer’s Global Talent...

Hindustan Unilever aims to reskill, upskill staff over next 5 years

Hindustan Unilever (HUL) is gearing up to ensure that its staff members become future-ready, by reskilling or upskilling them in the next five years....

IBM collaborates with GoI to launch free digital learning platform

In an attempt to help the youth of India as well as budding entrepreneurs, IBM has launched the ‘SkillsBuild Reignite’ platform, which will offer...

Genpact launches e-learning platform to help global professionals reskill themselves

Professionals today need to keep improving their skills to keep up with the changing times and stay relevant in a highly competitive job market. To...

How Crompton Greaves reskilled staff as per business needs during lockdown

Reskilling can be incredibly lucrative for just about any organisation—but it isn’t as easy as setting up a pipeline and funnelling as many people...

So you made a bad hire. Now what?

It is true that organisations sometimes make the mistake of hiring the wrong person for the job. It is not only the blue-eyed managers...

Do fly-by-the-night courses hold any value?

Online courses have erupted all over the internet because of the huge demand for new skill-sets. Some of these courses are short, over 11...

Closing the skill gap: IBM report tells you how

Skill gap! This is a well-known problem and a common one that is frequently discussed by HR leaders. Many researches and studies have stated...

ZEE Entertainment introduces ‘Embark’ to reskill line managers

Technological disruptions are posing serious challenges for businesses as well as HR. It is becoming increasingly important to reskill employees to keep pace with...

How apprenticeships bridge the knowing-doing gap

In the highly acclaimed Harvard Business School Press book, The Knowing-Doing Gap: How Smart Companies Turn Knowledge into Action, authors Jeffrey Pfeffer and Robert...

Genpact’s ‘Genome’ to reskill staff

Genpact, global professional services provider, has launched an internal project, Genome, which will help reskill its employees. Within this programme, skilled employees or experts,...

Tech companies lack talent to carry forward their future business strategy

Reskilling the existing workforce is the need of the hour.

Will Amazon now lay off 20,000 instead of 10,000?

In mid-November, it was reported that Amazon, the technology and ecommerce giant, was planning to lay off as many as 10,000 employees in the...

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Karnataka Skill Connect Portal launched; to create 10 million jobs

The Karnataka Skill Development Corporation (KSDC), in association with the Karnataka Digital Economy Mission (KDEM), has launched the Karnataka Skill Connect Portal (KSCP), an...

Jayadeva EP takes additional charge as director- HR, HAL

Alok Verma, director - HR, Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL), has superannuated on 30 November, and therefore, ceased to be a director of the company board....

Casagrand takes 700 employees to Switzerland

Casagrand, the real-estate development firm from South India, is rewarding its employees for their hard work and for helping achieve the sales target last...

Will Amazon now lay off 20,000 instead of 10,000?

In mid-November, it was reported that Amazon, the technology and ecommerce giant, was planning to lay off as many as 10,000 employees in the...

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EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

Q. You spent 16 years at LIC before moving to a corporate role at ICICI Prudential. Now, 22 years on, I am still curious...

“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

Q. How would you define the culture at GE? A. Having been present in this region since 1902, GE has been around for 120 years....

“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

Q. In today’s times, what’s more challenging for a CEO like you — profit & business growth, talent & people, diversification, compliance or managing...